Upcoming Events

Workshop

Family of Origin, Attachment and the Impacts on You

Date:
7 - 9 Jan 2020 (Tue - Thu)
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue:
Room 5003 (via Lift 3), Counseling and Wellness Center
Language:
Cantonese
Guest / Speaker:
Ms. Vava Kwok & Mr. Chris Leung
Registration Quota:
20
Registration:
Please bring along HK$100 (Cash) with Student ID card and register in person at the Counseling & Wellness Center during office hours. First come first served.
The deposit of HK$100 will be refunded upon completion of the full workshop.
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
Remarks:
(Pending approval) HLTH1010 Course participants will attain 6 hours in the "Wellness and Personal Enrichment" of the "Activities" module upon satisfactory participation.

Our Student Counselors, Vava Kwok and Chris Leung, would lead the students to explore their Family of Origin and early attachment experiences which shaped their childhood and upbringing, and how are these experiences carrying an impact on students and their self-esteem.

Our Student Counselors, Vava Kwok and Chris Leung, would lead the students to explore their Family of Origin and early attachment experiences which shaped their childhood and upbringing, and how are these experiences carrying an impact on students and their self-esteem.

Training

Mental Health First Aid Course

Date:
16 & 17 Jan 2020 (Thu & Fri)
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue:
Room 5003 (via Lift 3), Counseling and Wellness Center
Language:
English
Guest / Speaker:
Student Counselors
Registration Quota:
30
Registration:
Please bank-in the course fee (HK$150) to the HKUST bank account:
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd: 012-875-1-070111-7

Bring along the bank-in receipt with Staff ID no., name and course name clearly marked on the cover and register in person at the Counseling and Wellness Center during office hours.
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training.
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
For Staff

The trainer of 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover:

• Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
• Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
• Early i...

The trainer of 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover:

• Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
• Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
• Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse;
• Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong

Quotes from past MHFA courses:
“Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.”
“Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.”
“The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”

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Training

Mental Health First Aid Course

Date:
4 & 11 Jan 2020 (Sat)
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue:
Room 5003 (via Lift 3), Counseling and Wellness Center
Language:
English
Guest / Speaker:
Student Counselors
HLTH1010 Attained:
2 Hours
Registration:
Please bring along HK$150 (Cash) with Student ID card and register in person at the Counseling & Wellness Center during office hours. First come first served.
The program fee of HK$150 will be refunded upon completion of 4 consecutive sessions.
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training.
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
For Students
Original course fee is $1,000 and now at special rate for HKUST students with the subsidy from the University.

The trainer of 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover:

• Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
• Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
• Early i...

The trainer of 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover:

• Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
• Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
• Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse;
• Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong

Quotes from past MHFA courses:
“Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.”
“Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.”
“The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”

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Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Date:
17 &18 Dec 2019 (Tue & Wed)
Time:
9:15 am - 5:15 pm
Venue:
Room 5003 (via Lift 3), Counseling and Wellness Center
Language:
Cantonese
Guest / Speaker:
Ms. Nilam Chan, Manager (SEN Support)
Counseling and Wellness Center
Registration Quota:
30
Registration:
Please bank-in the course fee (HK$150) to the HKUST bank account:
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd: 012-875-1-070111-7

Bring along the bank-in receipt with Staff ID no., name and course name clearly marked on the cover and register in person at the Counseling and Wellness Center during office hours.
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training.
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
For Staff

The trainer of 14-hour YMHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover:

• Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
• Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
• Early ...

The trainer of 14-hour YMHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover:

• Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
• Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
• Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse;
• Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong

Quotes from past MHFA courses:
“Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.”
“Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.”
“The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”

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Fun Day

Dessert Time

Date:
10, 12 & 17 Dec 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:45 pm; 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Venue:
Room 5003 (via Lift 3), Counseling and Wellness Center
Program Fee:
Free
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk

Grasp the yummy desserts to have your energy boosted. Also come to enjoy candies, and a cup of tea or coffee at the Counseling and Wellness Center for a sweet escape.

Grasp the yummy desserts to have your energy boosted. Also come to enjoy candies, and a cup of tea or coffee at the Counseling and Wellness Center for a sweet escape.

Fun Station

Refill Station & Dr. Dog

Date:
9, 11 & 13 Dec 2019
Time:
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Venue:
Atrium
Program Fee:
Free
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk

Come to our relaxing station and get inspiring cards, sticker, and more game rewards. Try your luck and win some souvenirs. We also have Dr. Dog on campus for you to enjoy a moment to pet our cute, patient and fluffy therapy dogs to recharge and rejuvenate your mind!

Come to our relaxing station and get inspiring cards, sticker, and more game rewards. Try your luck and win some souvenirs. We also have Dr. Dog on campus for you to enjoy a moment to pet our cute, patient and fluffy therapy dogs to recharge and rejuvenate your mind!